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  • School district doesn't comment on video but says principal on leave check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    September 1, 2015 10:58 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A teacher at Scotlandville High sent a video clip to WBRZ Tuesday afternoon of what the employee, who asked that their identity not be released, said was an administrator at the school using a stick to hit a student while trying to break up a fight. A... more »
  • Killer sought after man shot multiple times outside apartment

    July 14, 2015 9:11 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge Police are investigating the shooting death of a 23-year-old man. Cpl. Don Coppola Jr. said a release that Kerry Green was found shot multiple times outside of the Elm Grove Apartments early Tuesday morning. Green died at the scene. Coppola says detectives have no motive... more »
  • Scotlandville art camps check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    July 9, 2015 10:34 AM

    BATON ROUGE- The Scotlandville Alumni Association is giving kids in the area a chance to express their creative side this summer. The science of the arts camp is just one of the things the group is doing to help the community. The camp is the first step toward building... more »
  • Scotlandville man's death could be drug related

    June 29, 2015 7:51 PM

    SCOTLANDVILLE - Neighbors said a shooting that left a man dead in his driveway could have been drug related. Neighbors said they heard two people arguing outside of his home before hearing shots fired. Police said early Saturday morning a witness found Clay's body lying in his driveway and... more »
  • Scotlandville man found dead in driveway

    June 27, 2015 3:16 PM

    The Baton Rouge Police Department is investigating the murder of a Scotlandville man. Tyrone Clay was found in his driveway around 6:30 am Saturday, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds to the upper torso. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Anyone with information relative to this shooting is... more »
  • Scotlandville residents demand a fix for flood problems Play Video

    June 1, 2015 7:46 PM

    SCOTLANDVILLE - A distraught neighborhood is demanding a fix to its ongoing flooding problem, and the timing couldn't be better as the 2015 hurricane season is just kicking off. Upset residents documented the scene as the Scotland Villa apartment complex filled up with water when a pumping-system failed in... more »
  • Astronaut brings space exploration to Scotlandville High check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    May 14, 2015 7:26 PM

    BATON ROUGE - An astronaut who spent several months in space brought his experience down to earth for high school student in Louisiana this week. Richard Mastracchio spoke with about 200 students at Scotlandville Magnet High school Thursday about the time he spent in space and his life as... more »
  • Central HS apologizes for bizarre cloak incident check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    March 27, 2015 10:33 PM

    CENTRAL - A high school student at the city's public school was disciplined after appearing in a white cloak and making gun-like gestures during a baseball game. The incident happened Thursday when Central played Scotlandville High. Friday, the school district confirmed there were reports of the antics filed by... more »
  • Students discuss race, crime with local leaders check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    January 23, 2015 3:25 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Dozens of students from Scotlandville Middle Pre-Engineering Magnet Academy got a chance to meet with local law enforcement and community leaders Friday. Teens got the chance to pose questions to the people they look up to. "It's going to encourage us to be better," said... more »
  • Cool Schools: High School Review check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    January 6, 2015 7:16 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Last year, we started a new series called "Cool Schools" where we counted down the most unique students, teachers, classes and programs in our area. This week on 2une In, we looked back at some of the coolest high schools in our area. At St. Michael's... more »
  • Cool Schools: Scotlandville Magnet High School check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    November 18, 2014 7:57 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Our Cool School this week is Scotlandville Magnet High School in Baton Rouge, where one senior has high standards for himself and his school. Anthony Kenney has it all- good grades, a nice looking resume and a supportive family. He's the Band Captain of the marching... more »
  • The definition of brothers: Eric and Marcus Randall check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    November 17, 2014 2:15 AM

    BATON ROUGE - After close to a decade off of the sideline, Eric Randall decided to return to coaching as the head coach at Scotlandville in 2011. But before he could say yes, he had to make sure it could be a family affair. "Of course Marcus played a... more »
  • Fans' Choice Award Winner Week 6: D'Andre Jackson

    October 19, 2014 6:04 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Scotlandville's D'Andre Jackson isn't what you would expect of a typical 5A defensive tackle. The senior stands at 5'7", and weighs only 190 pounds. But for what he lacks in size, he makes up in speed, intelligence and lower body strength. Walker got a taste of... more »
  • Together Baton Rouge ask for changes at Scotlandville railroad crossing check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    October 16, 2014 10:17 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Scotlandville residents want changes at a potentially dangerous intersection. Thursday night, Together Baton Rouge and elected officials met with members of the community to talk about possible solutions to make the Scenic Highway and Scotland Avenue intersection safer. Three roads cross at that intersection. It can... more »
  • Scotlandville gets first district win, takes down Central 22-10 Play Video

    October 3, 2014 11:49 PM

    SCOTLANDVILLE - The Scotlandville Hornets picked up their first district win of the 2014 season with a 22-10 win over Central on Friday night. The Hornets and Wildcats traded turnovers in the early going, with Delmas Holmes getting the only touchdown of the first half on a 6 yard... more »
  • Zachary swats Scotlandville 41-7 in 4-5A opener Play Video

    September 26, 2014 11:42 PM

    BATON ROUGE - If Zachary was looking to make a statement starting district play, the rest of the teams in 4-5A heard it loud and clear. The Broncos (3-1, 1-0) with a thunderous 41-7 victory over the Scotlandville Hornets (2-2, 0-1). Zachary QB Lindsey Scott leading the way... more »
  • Scotlandville stings Glen Oaks 48-6 Play Video

    September 19, 2014 11:39 PM

    SCOTLANDVILLE - The Scotlandville Hornets scored on their first two possessions and never let Glen Oaks into the game in a 48-6 win over the Panthers Friday night. The Hornets got big contributions from Reggie Cleveland, Levi Lewis and Kaleb Harmon, the latter of whom caught 2 touchdown passes... more »
  • The Future: Donald Freeman Play Video

    August 14, 2014 7:01 PM

    SCOTLANDVILLE - The Hornets have plenty of help this season, with senior outside linebacker Donald Freeman. The Scotlandville defender is gaining interest from Division 1, and even some SEC, schools as he decides where he'll spend his collegiate career. Sports 2's Brian Holland takes a look at one... more »
  • Sheriff's office plans school supply giveaway

    July 29, 2014 4:06 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies announced plans Tuesday for their upcoming Scotlandville School Supply Giveaway. The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office said their annual school supply event will be Saturday, Aug. 2nd from 10 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Glen Oaks High School. A department spokesperson said school... more »
  • Natchitoches Central tops Scotlandville in 5A State Title

    March 14, 2014 11:11 PM

    LAKE CHARLES - Cameron Lard scored 22 points and Natchitoches Central dethroned two-time defending state champion Scotlandville 60-53 in the Class 5A state championship game Friday night. Lard scored eight points during a decisive 12-4 second-half run that gave the Chiefs (31-3) the lead for good after Scotlandville tied the... more »
  • People say council member is dodging requests check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    February 10, 2014 9:15 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Some residents in East Baton Rouge claim their council member is not answering questions about a buyout of dozens of homes. "I've tried to contact her at least 15 or 20 times," Greg Mitchell said. He's been trying to reach Chauna Banks-Daniels, who represents his area.... more »
  • EBR fire district's rating drastically improves check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    December 7, 2013 7:19 PM

    SCOTLANDVILLE - A struggling fire district in East Baton Rouge is changing its reputation. In 2012, the Alsen St. Irma Lee fire district earned an ISO ten rating, the worst rating possible (one is the best). The change in ratings came with a switch up to the administration.... more »
  • Habitat for Humanity marks 300th home check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    September 13, 2013 4:18 PM

    SCOTLANDVILLE - Habitat for Humanity marked its 300th home in the Baton Rouge area Friday morning. The homeowners, Norvel and Takirri Blackburn, received the honor to own the milestone home after being chosen from a pool of elligible families. Norvel actually grew up in the 10th Habitat home in... more »
  • Pickup crashes into train

    May 22, 2013 10:40 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies said a truck collided with a train this morning in the northern part of East Baton Rouge Parish. The crash happened just before 5 a.m. near Thomas Rd., north of the Scotlandville area. At least one person was transported from the scene. There's... more »
  • BREC park pool expecting renovations check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    March 29, 2013 6:01 PM

    SCOTLANDVILLE - BREC will renovate the pool at Anna T. Jordan center instead of replacing it with a splash pad. The pool has been a part of Scotlandville for almost a century, and residents are happy it's going to stay. "When it's hot, you can just go down... more »
  • DEQ searching for source of school-closing smell check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    February 8, 2013 5:56 PM

    SCOTLANDVILLE - Parents said they were frightened to hear a gas leak closed their children's school today in north Baton Rouge. Lucille McKnight said she received a phone call about 10:30 a.m. Friday with a recorded message from Crestworth Elementary telling her there was a gas leak, and parents... more »
  • Chemical smell closes schools, senior center

    February 8, 2013 10:40 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A chemical smell closed elementary schools and a senior center in the Scotlandville area this morning. Crestworth Elementary, J. K. Haynes Elementary Charter and Crestworth Learning Academy all closed as a result of the smell Friday. Parents were intially told to pick their children up... more »
  • Council members to seek 2nd vote on sewer buyout

    December 26, 2012 6:38 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Two East Baton Rouge Metro Councilwomen said they intend to place back on the council's agenda the proposed $6 million buyout plan for Scotlandville residents living next to a foul-smelling sewage treatment plant. The proposed deal to relocate 44 Scotlandville families and build a buffer zone... more »
  • 11-year-old, two others hurt in BR shootings check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    May 14, 2012 3:48 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Two separate shootings in the Scotlandville area wounded three people this weekend. The first shooting happened at Snipe and Somerset just before 8pm. Investigators say a 60-year-old woman was shot in the abdomen and is fighting for her life. An 11-year-old's face was also grazed by those... more »
  • Suspect arrested for trash can fires check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    January 4, 2012 7:54 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police arrested one person after more than a dozen trash cans were set on fire in the Scotlandville area this morning. Officers arrested Raymond Gilmore in suspicion of 16 counts of simple arson. Gilmore is accused of lighting plastic trash cans on fire outside of... more »
  • Arson suspected in vacant Scotlandville motel fire

    July 15, 2011 4:15 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Officials say arson is suspected in a fire that broke out at a North Baton Rouge motel. The blaze broke out just after 10:30 p.m. Thursday at the Skylark Motel in the 1300 block of Snipe Street near Scenic Highway in Scotlandville. When firefighters arrived on... more »
  • SU helps out Scotlandville

    June 30, 2011 5:08 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Southern University unveiled a plan Thursday to revitalize the Scotlandville area. Residents in Scotlandville said they haven't seen revitalization efforts in decades and they are looking forward to the new changes. If you drive down Scenic Highway, the main road in Scotlandville, you'll see plenty... more »
  • EPA answers Alsen residents' questions

    December 16, 2010 10:25 PM

    BATON ROUGE- In an emotional meeting, the Environmental Protection Agency told people who live in Alsen they are working to find out whether their homes, water, and air are soaked in toxins dumped in Devil's Swamp Lake more than 20 years ago. Wednesday, EPA Spokesperson Joe Hubbard told News... more »
  • EPA to meet with residents in Devil's Swamp Lake area

    December 16, 2010 2:02 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Technical advisers from the Environmental Protection Agency are in Baton Rouge and will meet with people who live in the Devil's Swamp Lake Area tonight at the Alsen Community Center from 5:30 to 7:00. DHH officials will be there as well. Technical advisers will take... more »
  • Residents: Devil's Swamp Lake is dangerous

    December 15, 2010 6:40 PM

    People who live in Devil's Swamp Lake use a lot of colorful words to describe the water and the air around it, but polluted may be the most common. "It smells like feces," said one man who didn't want to be identified. "Try [the water] now," resident Evangeline... more »
  • Tip leads to gun, drugs at Baton Rouge school

    November 9, 2010 2:14 PM

    BATON ROUGE – A ninth-grade student in Baton Rouge was arrested today after sheriff’s deputies said they found an unloaded gun and marijuana in his backpack. The 15-year-old is a student at Scotlandville High, and was arrested after another student anonymously reported seeing the gun to a school resource officer.... more »
  • Train crash in Scotlandville

    September 28, 2010 5:28 AM

    Baton Rouge police are investigating the details of a train crash in North Baton Rouge. A car was hit by a train on Scotlandville Avenue just after midnight Tuesday. Police haven't released any detailed information at this time. There's no word if the driver of the car was injured... more »
  • Scotlandville takes down Southern Lab 20-14

    September 16, 2010 10:21 PM

    Ken Hilton and the Scotlandville Hornets earned their first win of the season tonight, beating Southern Lab 20-14. It was a game full of turnovers from both teams but not a lot of scoring early. In the first half, Southern Lab was forced to punt but Scotlandville's Kortland Harmon... more »
  • Legendary record shop shutting down

    July 6, 2010 10:26 PM

    A legend in the Scotlandville area is the latest victim of the struggling economy. Bowie's record shop will close Saturday after 37 years of business. It's been a favorite for Southern University students and others in the community, who are saddened but supportive of the owner's decision. Owner... more »
  • Three dead, one injured in overnight shooting

    June 15, 2010 6:03 AM

    Baton Rouge police are investigating a shooting at 256 Elmer Street in the Scotlandville area. It happened around 2:30 a.m. Tuesday. Police say they found four people with gunshot wounds, three of them dead. The fourth victim was taken to a hospital. Right now police have no motive or suspects... more »
  • Honey seat may remain open

    February 15, 2010 5:30 PM

    The seat belonging to the late state representative Avon Honey, (D) Baton Rouge, will remain unfilled until a May 1 election. Honey died last week of complications most likely related to a heart condition, according to the East Baton Rouge Parish coroner's office. If no one gets more... more »
  • Vacant house fire under investigation

    December 14, 2009 4:51 AM

    An overnight house fire in the Scotlandville area of Baton Rouge is under investigation. It happened around 2 a.m. in the 9100 block of Hastings Street. Officials say the home was vacant but completely destroyed. The cause of the fire is unknown at this time, but arson investigators were called... more »
  • Improvements coming to Scotlandville

    October 28, 2009 10:23 AM

    Baton Rouge leaders have announced $327,578 will be used to make improvements along Swan Avenue leading up to the entrance of Southern University. The money will be used to provide new sidewalks, lighting, and landscaping. It's part of a beautification project paid for by the city's Green Light Program.... more »
  • Scotlandville residents cry out for change

    October 26, 2009 4:58 PM

    Southern University officials are working with residents in the Scotlandville area of Baton Rouge to develop a plan that will shape its future. Residents say rising crime has crumbled the once vibrant community. Businesses have shut down, and residents claim Scotlandville has been left out of the city's economic... more »
  • Scotlandville community plan

    October 26, 2009 10:01 AM

    Tuesday night, residents in Scotlandville will meet with officials from Southern University's Center for Social Research to talk about ways to improve the Scotlandville area. Residents say the area has seen a spike in crime and has been left out of economic development in Baton Rouge. They want to... more »
  • Teen arrested in deadly shooting

    October 3, 2009 6:42 PM

    Update: 19-year-old Hakeen Profit has been arrested on a warrant for principal to second degree murder. He is believed to be involved in the deadly shooting of 52 year old Donnie Williams last night in the Scotlandville area. Police say Williams was found dead in the 1800 block of Swan... more »
  • Shooting kills man in Scotlandville

    October 3, 2009 10:33 AM

    Baton Rouge police are searching for the person who shot a killed a man Friday evening in the Scotlandville area - north of downtown. Investigators say the man was shot by someone in a vehicle. The victim's name hasn't been released by police. If you have information which may help... more »

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